|What's Wrong With Space? 7-i-2004 - Ben Watson|
: Episode of Ben Watson's weekly show "Late Lunch With Out To Lunch" originally broadcast live on Resonance Radio (www.resonancefm.com) with polemic versus poet Ric Caddel, lots of Frank Zappa, critique of Charles Olson's line on Moby Dick using Max Weinreich's study Hitler's Professors, comments on page versus performance in poetics, Asger Jorn on elitism, Frames by Tom Raworth.
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; Ben Watson; Late Lunch With Out To Lunch; Resonance FM; Ric Caddel; Frank Zappa; Charles Olson; Herman Melville; Moby Dick; Max Weinreich; Asger Jorn; Tom Raworth
|Chana Mlotek: The Sherlock Holmes of Yiddish Songs - Yiddish Book Center|
Episode 026 - June 7, 2012 Aaron Lansky visits with Chana Mlotek. The ninety-year-old Mlotek works three days a week as the music archivist at YIVO, where she began working as Max Weinreich's assistant in 1944. She shares stories, reflects on Yiddish music and musicians, and ends the visit with a verse of her favorite song. The National Folksbiene Theater's gala, honoring Chana Mlotek, Neil Sedaka, and Jay Wisnicki, will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 7:30PM, at Town Hall (123 W...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Chana Mlotek, Folksbiene, Max Weinreich, Music, New York, Unter dayne vayse shtern, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio, Yiddish Book Center Radio, YIVO, Zalmen Mlotek
|Fira Bramson 2August2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)|
Fira Bramson, former bibliographer of the Judaica collection of the Lithuanian National Archives, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 2, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. This interview is conducted entirely in Yiddish. Fira spent her childhood and young adulthood in Kaunas, Lithuania. Both Yiddish and Russian were spoken in her home. When the Nazis invaded Lithuania, Fira and a group of her school friends fled across the border to the Soviet Union...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Press; Radio; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Jewish holidays; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Travel; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne; Lithuania; Russia; USSR; Aaron Lansky; Max Weinreich; Lithuanian National Library; YIVO; Bibliography; Bibliographer; Archivist; Archive; Library
|Marvin Zuckerman 17Jan2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (EliseK)|
Marvin Zuckerman, retired English and Yiddish professor, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on January 17, 2013 in Pacific Palisades, California. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Marvin Zuckerman Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Pacific Palisades, California, January 17, 2013...
Keywords: Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish teaching; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; Music; Literature; Poetry; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; United States; Canada; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Urban; Assimilation; Travel; Love/Relationships; Marvin Zuckerman; Warsaw; Poland; New York City; Los Angeles; California; Sholem Aleichem; I.L. Peretz; Yiddish Culture Club; Bund; Socialism; Labor Movements; Gidget; I.B. Singer; Doikayt; Workmen's Circle; Arbeter Ring; Sidor Belarsky; Max Weinreich; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Uriel Weinreich
|Kalman Weiser 19December2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)|
Kalman Weiser was interviewed by Pauline Katz on December 19, 2010 at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference in Boston, MA. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. Kalman Weiser, the Silber Family Professor of Modern Jewish Studies at York University in Toronto, begins by talking about his family background. Raised in Staten Island, in a Jewish, but not particularly religious, environment, Kalman heard Yiddish as a child, and knew that it was in some way tied to the identity of preceding g...
Keywords: Yiddish language interview; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish teaching; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Ethnography; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Jewish education; Religion and ritual; Eastern Europe; United States; Canada; Politics and political movements; Transmission; Jewish community; Urban; Kalman Weiser; Brooklyn; Staten Island; Toronto; New York; Rachmiel Pelts; Mordkhe Shaechter; Noyekh Prilutski; Max Weinreich; Bina Weinreich; York University; Yale University; Columbia University; University of Washington; Uriel Weinreich Summer Program; YIVO; Yidish Lige; University of Michigan; Yiddishism; Haredim; Modern Orthodox